STLMoms:Childhood obesity spikes in the summer

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Summer is one of the most challenging times of the year when it comes to fighting childhood obesity.

Jen McDaniel with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics joins FOX 2 to offer tips for keeping kids healthy this summer.

Summertime healthy strategies:

  1. Have a schedule.
  2. Limit screen time.
  3. Seek out active recreation.
  4. Get them involved with healthy foods.
  5. Make the healthy choice the easy choice.